Donna-Marie Korth is a Partner in our Coop/Condo and Litigation Practice Groups.  She handles the regulatory and compliance work for residential and commercial developments, and also litigates all aspects of commercial and real estate law, including banking and commercial foreclosure, and handles lending workouts.

Certified to mediate a wide variety of civil disputes pre or post-litigation, she was appointed to serve on the Commercial Mediation Panel in Nassau County Supreme Court, Superstorm Sandy/Natural Disaster Mediation Panel in Eastern District of the United States District Court, Alternative Dispute Resolution Panel of the Nassau County Bar Association, and is a member of the ADR Advisory Council of the Nassau County Bar Association.

She served as Dean of the Nassau Academy of Law, and continues to moderate and lecture Continuing Legal Education (CLE) seminars. She is also a former appointee to the Nassau County Bar Association Judiciary Committee, former Co-Chair of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee, and former Chair/Vice-Chair of the Appellate Practice Committee of the Nassau County Bar Association.

Ms. Korth was named to the New York Metro Super Lawyers list consecutively from 2017 until 2020, and also to its Women’s Edition for those years. She was recently selected by Hofstra University School of Law as a 2019 Outstanding Woman in Law. Long Island Pulse Magazine selected her as a Top Ten Legal Eagle in 2013. Long Island Business News included her as one of its “Ones to Watch” in 2019 and 2017; as a Who’s Who in Women In Professional Services in 2016; as one of Long Island’s Top 50 Professional Women in 2000 and 2004; and counted her among the 40 Under 40 Class in 2000, naming her “Class Salutatorian.” She also received the Leadership Award from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, and in 2006, Touro Law Center named her Outstanding Pro Bono Attorney. Ms. Korth serves on the Black and White Ball Committee for NYU Winthrop Hospital’s Cancer Center for Kids and was the honoree in 2015. Along with her spouse, Ms. Korth serves on the Advisory Board of Chaminade High School Parents Club and is an active member of the University of Notre Dame Parents Club.

Ms. Korth earned her undergraduate degree in accounting from St. John’s University, magna cum, laude, and then graduated from its School of Law with honors. She is admitted to practice in New York State and before the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court.

In addition to the Nassau County Bar Association, she is a member of the New York State Bar Association and is a member of various sections including Cooperative and Condominiums, Commercial and Federal Litigation, and Alternative Dispute Resolution. She achieved the highest professional rating by Martindale Hubbell.

Education
St. John’s University School of Law, J.D., 1986
St. John’s University, B.S., magna cum laude, 1983 

Bar Admission
New York 

 Court Admission
U.S. District CourtsEastern and Southern Districts of New York 
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court 

Bar Associations
Nassau County Bar Association
New York State Bar Association 

Recognitions
Long Island Business News’ “Ones to Watch in the Law,” 2019
Hofstra University School of Law Outstanding Women in Law, 2019
New York Metro Super Lawyers list, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
New York Metro Super Lawyers, Women’s Edition, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
Top Ten Legal Eagle, Long Island Pulse Magazine, 2013
Ones to Watch, Long Island Business News, 2017
Who’s Who in Women in Professional ServicesLong Island Business News, 2016
Outstanding Pro Bono Attorney, Touro Law Center, 2006
Top 50 Professional Women, Long Island Business News, 20002004 
Class Salutatorian ,40 Under 40 ClassLong Island Business News, 2000
Long Island’s 40 rising stars under the age of 40, Long Island Business News
Long Island’s Top 50 Professional Women, Long Island Business News, 2000, 2004
Leadership Award, National Multiple Sclerosis Society  
Elected a Fellow to the New York State Bar Foundation
Highest Professional Rating by Martindale Hubbell 

Appointments
Commercial Mediation Panel in Nassau County Supreme Court 
Superstorm Sandy/Natural Disaster Mediation Panel in Eastern District of the United States District Court 
Alternative Dispute Resolution Panel of the Nassau County Bar Association
ADR Advisory Council of the Nassau County Bar Association
Nassau County Bar Association Judiciary Committee 

Teaching
Former Dean, Nassau Academy of Law 

Speaking Engagements
Speaker/Moderator for CLE seminars 

Community Involvement
Black and White Ball Committee, NYU Winthrop Hospital Cancer Center for Kids
Chaminade High School Parents Club, Advisory Board
University of Notre Dame Parents Club 

Certifications
Certified Mediator

 

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